Wisdom Of The Elders: Sacred Native Stories Of Nature by David T. SuzukiWisdom Of The Elders: Sacred Native Stories Of Nature by David T. Suzuki

Wisdom Of The Elders: Sacred Native Stories Of Nature

byDavid T. Suzuki

Paperback | September 1, 1993

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An in-depth, meticulously documented exploration of the ecological wisdom of Native Peoples from around the world

Arranged thematically, Wisdom of the Elders contains sacred stories and traditions on the interrelationships between humans and the environment as well as perspectives from modern science, which more often than not validate the sacred, ancient Wisdom of the Elders. Native peoples and environments discussed range from the Inuit Arctic and the Native Americans of the Northwest coast, the Sioux of the Plains, and the Pueblo, Hopi, and Navajo of the Southwest to the Australian Outback, to the rich, fecund tropics of Africa, Malaysia, and the Amazon.

“Our technological civilization is speeding toward a violent collision with nature, and we are threatening the ability of the Earth—our home—to support life as we know it. Suzuki and Knudtson’s extraordinary work powerfully reminds us that we are indeed one with the Earth. We are truly indebted to them for charting for us the course toward a healthy and sustaining relationship with our planet.”—Vice President Al Gore
David Suzuki is an internationally renowned geneticist and environmentalist and a cofounder of the David Suzuki Foundation. He is the author of more than fifty books and is a recipient of the Right Livelihood Award, UNESCO’s Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science, and in 2007 was named one of Time Magazine's Heroes of the Envi...
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Title:Wisdom Of The Elders: Sacred Native Stories Of NatureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.4 × 5.72 × 0.8 inPublished:September 1, 1993Publisher:Bantam Books

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ISBN - 10:0553372637

ISBN - 13:9780553372632

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The ecological answers and solutions we need to our current global environmental crisis are embedded in this living mosaic of profound indigenous insights into the workings of the natural world. These ancestral and contemporary natural perspectives and stories can save our lives and our planet